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SFGTV2
Sep 30, 2013 11:00am PDT
on the action on immigration founded here just a few blocks away. that what matters is we have a mare that understands the issues a nearest and dear it to us and that's immigration reform. since it's inception we've gotten over 20 visas alone and the feeling is we have a shortage on green talent when we need to go through the steps we need to go through and for the tech community we're focused on opening up our technical school to the global community. we're in a talent war along with a state war on services gov. and anything we can help to create change here means so much to us. we have the mayor who can creative impact so we stand behind mayor ed lee and we're thrilled he's here. i'm so excited to here what he is has to say. thank you (clapping) >> julia and kevin a thank you for being subpoena great community leaders were we're going to have a robust town meeting this is being live for my radio program. we like to let people know in advance. i'm going to ask a few questions then we're going to open it up to you for the awe loltd time we have. so with that we're going to start. welc
SFGTV2
Sep 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
lot about as they continue on the road to technology and on comprehensive immigration reform. to work within the time we have i'm going to dispense with long introductions but let me mention the enterprises. this people has gnltd from europe and she co- founded her company. born in columbia we have alexander he is the do founder of voice bunny and he's a recent father and returned almost right after his little girl was born to the white house to be honored and we'll be hearing about that. and the third narrator is the chief at bright sons. we received his masters in commuter science and other degrees from ucla. join me in welcoming our panel people. and as mayor as one of the finite cities in america why are you supporting immigration >> thank you carl. let me repeat my hangz or thanks for julia and kevin. this is the first company i visit in this city and carl thank you. and the carl bishop group is very important working with our chamber of commerce and the other nonprofit. a simple answer is jobs. the reason i'm working on immigration reform. i used to be a civil rights attorn
SFGTV2
Sep 30, 2013 11:30am PDT
immigrants are lazy and taking our jobs. imagine the same comments have been made as each immigration wave like the italians and now the mexicans but somehow they've contributed to society and we're growing because when you take a diversity of ideas they don't take your jobs. somebody said that the way we have today, the system we have a help wanted sign on one side and on the other side we have a bored with guns. >> let me build on that then because again, the vote in the senate is happening we believe it's going to be successful. the real battle is in the house. so let's talk about the battle in the house. without naming names a group of 80 executives met with the house and quote we're going to take care of you high terence votes but who cares who picks the strawberries. well, i like strawberries i don't see a lot of american born folks who pick strawberries. we do care we want to see expensive immigration remorseful for all of americans and all americans. so as we go to the house side and why don't we start with maria. what do we need to do so we get something to work on and perhap
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2013 11:00am EDT
nation of immigrants. when you hear people making excuses about the bill, i hope you will push them into it, because i know how hard these guys negotiated for so long, for , at seven or eight months work product that is the best i have seen since i have been in the senate. so do not let people put you off with their excuses, and do not let this bill fail in the house. if we do, it may be the last time in this generation that we are going to have a chance to get this right. thank you in advance for everything you are going to do, and thanks for having me here today. [applause] >> my first thanks to bob menendez. he is one of these key players. he does not engage in every aspect of the conversation. when he speaks up, you listen. i have sat there and listen to all of you for a long time, bob would say. i have got something that is very important. the pathway to citizenship was critically important to bob menendez. thank you for your leadership in this effort. thank you for continued leadership in the senate. chuck schumer is my roommate for 22 years. go figure. as chairman of the immi
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
and republican members of congress to her and a forum on immigration. posted by the congressional hispanic caucus institute. members of the senate gang of fate discussed the prospects for immigration reform bill at this two-hour event. [applause] >> good afternoon. i hope you have been enjoying all the great session so far today. while the discussions have been phenomenal and the participants engaging, not me be more timely than what we are about to take on this afternoon. this session will address the very important topic of immigration and for the first time in history, we are proud to have five u.s. senators that are called for in stage. if that wasn't enough, we also have five members of the house of representatives. before we jump in, let me just tell you a little bit about my c. hci experience. about 14 years ago, i came to washington d.c. with the goal of learning about public policy and the desire to improve conditions for immigrants in the united states. open a world of opportunities for me. i met him credible advocates who i admired and learned from. i was also fortunate
WHUT
Oct 4, 2013 6:00pm EDT
about to break a new record. in a few weeks, the number of undocumented immigrants deported since he took office will surpass 2 million. even with the partial federal government shutdown, immigration agents are still able to detain, arrest, and deport immigrants. this comes as democratic leaders in the house introduced sweeping new immigration reform proposal this week. to increasemeant pressure on republicans to pass conference of immigration reform for the end of the year. house minority speaker leader nancy pelosi announced the measure wednesday with a call to begin debate as soon as possible. >> we waited for the gang of 8 to be accepted and we graciously deferred to the speaker as to the measure -- method, whether it is one bill, two bills, one at a time, c, whatever it is, comprehensive, and we're prepared be joined by two immigrants who participated in another protest this week, this one at the texas-mexico border in the radio. they were among 35 people detained as part of a call for the obama administration to stop deportations. we will be speaking with a 16- year-old and his
ABC
Oct 6, 2013 8:00am PDT
quote negotiate over the price of your house. you know, we could do the same thing on immigration. we believe strongly in immigration reform. we could say we're shutting down the government, we're not going to raise the debt ceiling, until you pass immigration reform. >> i know you believe, senator, that the speaker is going to blink, that the house republicans are going to blink. >> i do. >> if they do not, what happens on october 17th? is it preferable to have the default than the negotiations? >> the negotiation you have is one with a gun held to your head. it will lead to a future negotiation like that and a future one. if you go for this hostage-taking once, and the president did in 2011, it doesn't go away. it comes back worse and worse and worse. and the whole full faith and credit in the united states currency and the united states dollar, goes down the drain. it's the damage that's far greater than the damage that speaker boehner seeks so undo by somewhat reducing the budget deficit. and we're willing to talk to him about budget deficit. leader reid already gave him his budge
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2013 10:00am EDT
satellite corp. 2013] >> a congressional hispanic caucus forum on immigration law. after that, experts look at the next term of the united states supreme court that starts tomorrow. >> i have been asked periodically when were you most afraid during your government service, which my service and government spanned the entirety bush 43's administration from january 20, 2001 to january 20, 2011. -- 2009. 9/11.ing when asked what was the scariest moment, i think people are always expecting me to say 9/11. in reality for me, it was not the scariest moment. in scariest moments came september and october of 2000 and eight when it genuinely at -- 2008 when it genuinely appeared that the global financial system was on the verge of a collapse comparable or worse than what was experienced during the great depression. >> part one of our conversation with former white house chief of staff josh bolten. >> on tuesday, democrats and republicans from the house and senate took part in a congressional hispanic caucus discussion on immigration law. they discussed the immigration bill that passed last july
Al Jazeera America
Oct 5, 2013 11:00am EDT
midwest - damaging homes and other structures. >> rallying for reform. immigration activists gather also a tornado... blizzards dropped 33 inches of snow on the great plains, three are dead in related accidents. it's a state of emergency along the gulf coast as tropical storm karen approaches. evacuations are in effect for parts of southern louisiana. >> we go to venice louisiana, with karen is heading. first we'll go to our metrologist who has the latest on the conditions. >> we are keeping close tabs on tropical storm karen. winds are at 40kph. it's expected to make its way to gulf states. it will bring a lot of rain fall along the coast. that's what we are watching closely. as it lifts to the north, and makes a curve to the north-east we'll see isolated rain fall amounts from pennsy cola. we'll watch for that to make landfall tonight, early sunday morning. it's been weakening, not expected to see too many changes in its intensity. a lot of rain associated with it - up ward of 6 inches and localised areas. impacts are lessened the further inland you go. we could see an inch or two
SFGTV
Sep 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
can in this criminal justice system to make our community safer. the u. the u.s. immigration is to target the offenses but everyone in this room the program casts too far a net and it shows in california 7 out of tentacle forbearance as of 2013 had no convictions. so we believe that sf program is a deeply flawed. i want to thank the members while we continue to be a leader in advancing what's right. i want to recognize supervisor avalos it was the members in the community but i think it's important to recognize supervisor avalos and his staff. it's a ton of work and i know the president of the united states that's it what's that is like. we've heard from the citizens in the city they don't feel safe because they could get deported themselves. i share the story from last week you have seen walking down our hallways talking about his home that was burglarized but didn't call the police because of the fear of being dporlt. f this ordinance is important to build the trust in our public safety infrastructure. no one should fear calling the police when they need help. i'm excited about t
SFGTV2
Sep 27, 2013 11:00pm PDT
attribute to my family to my grandparents and daughter four generates but to the immigrants and american born. so i'm going to begin with the butterfly love song. long before shakespeare wrote this there's a famous chinese leniently who are forces to separate and die of traffic circumstances and return to life as butterflies. from that legion there's a chinese melody that originated from all the women in 1923 and that chinese melody later became the theme for the butterflies violin concerto. i honor this from china representing the generation of my grand parents who were chinese immigrants in the united states. i trofrm this in an expression of my own. >> don't confuse me. (clapping). ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in ma ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in (clapping) >> after my father died in a two airplane collision over the grand canyon my mom had to singularly raise my sister and me and rogers and hammer stevens you'll never walk alone it has carried me throughout my whole life. i recovered the meaning of you'll never w
NBC
Oct 6, 2013 11:30am EDT
reform. tax simplification. immigration reform is an enormously important issue in terms of skill and talent, so there's a whole range. >> courtney, i want you to weigh in on the point that washington tends to overlook new businesses and start-ups. why is this happening? >> i think it's very typical of washington that they get stuck on an area of the economy and just continue to use the same talking points and i think they're the focus. we're grateful that some members of congress are entrepreneurs who are helped us on this book. senator warner, moran, corker, others, but there's, you know, i think the problem is when you talk about small business, which is very important to the economy, you talk about more mom and pop organizations and they may add a job here or there, but they don't have the high growth potential these new businesses do. what we did find that was very interesting that set us on this course was that all new job creation has come from new businesses in the first five years of their existence, so they need special circumstances in order to succeed. >> what are those an
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2013 1:40pm EDT
, keep an eye on congress, both parties and all of them accountable. >> and issues like immigration. the tea party patriots have a position. >> we do. has been the entire time to secure the border first. was the borders secure and it truly is secured congress can come back and talk to us about everything else. and the reason we have taken the stance as it is very much like when carver stocks of taxing or cutting spending, well, we can increase spending or increase revenues are now. we promised letter we will actually make cuts. we take there were on and so many times and been burned by it if you would just do this with immigration we will get back and secure the border. just do the first thing and then come back and talk about the rest. the other thing about immigration specifically when you look at the senate bill, it wound up being in a 1100, almost 1200 page bill. it moved through the senate quickly, amendments were few, they dropped the final amendment which really was the final bill they voted for it the following thursday or friday. so much like obamacare. we have a problem wi
ABC
Oct 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
it comes to immigration, a lot of families have sacrificed a lot to come to this country to create the opportunity for their children to get a better quality of life and better education, and we are there to create the support systems for. getting parents involved, not just in their kids' futures but creating the network of parents looking out for each finding finding ways. we have been training a network of parents helping people learn english, doing zumba classes and other things to get people as a network of a community. even if you have come thousands of miles to another place -- >> so you're saying it's worth it, to build that community. we need to take a short break. we'll be back, of course, with our hispanic roundtable on "beyond the headlines." we'll be back. [ mom ] in my family, so we just look for this g. 'cause general mills makes over 40 yummy flavors that are 130 calories or less per serving. and they're packed with vitamins and minerals. from lucky charms to cheerios. over 40 cereals. 130 calories or less. [ laughs ] ♪ [ female announcer ] hey ladies. you love it.
WETA
Sep 29, 2013 5:30pm EDT
saturday night. >> in our signature segment, should undocumented immigrants benefit from lower in-state college t tition rates? >> we have people struggling that are hard-working citizens, new jersey citizens, where do they fit into this? >>> and helping consumersrsake sense of the affordable care act. next on "pbs newshour weeeed." >> "pbs newshour weekend" is made possible by -- the miriam and ira dean wallach bernard and irene schwartz. roslyn p. walter. corporate funding is provided by -- mutual of america. designing customized individual and group retirement projects. that's why we're your retirement company. additional support is provided by -- and by -- the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >>> this is "pbs newshour weekend." >> good evening, i'm hari sreenivasan. thanks for joining us. the budget impasse continues and a federal government shutdown is now set to begin in a little more than 24 hours. today, a top democrat said the partial shutdown is all but certain. >> we know what's going to happen. tom
SFGTV2
Oct 1, 2013 1:30am PDT
what i just told you was his background. he was on a bus. he went to immigration service. he was on a bus. he was taken to tijuana and released. no lawyer in that process. every religion that i'm familiar with teaches that things like that are not the right way to go and we do have public officials who are happy to mention their own religion and i get a kick out of it and check their voting record because on this issue and on your issue, they are part of the problem. who are they? they are your friends. they are the people you like. they like environmental things, other things. these things i tried to talk to them and so have others much more powerful than i am. he was in mexico for 3 months. he had a mental breakdown. he thought he was dead. to check if he was dead he stepped out in front of a trick and the truck missed him. and his mother went day in and day out to check the bodies in tijuana and finally he wondered back and finally the lawyers at a c l u, made a case t . the government was unrepent ant. the best way to do is go to the place and look at the people and be a voice c
CBS
Oct 6, 2013 8:00am PDT
of immigration reform is planned this tuesday on the national mall in washington dc. hundreds of people turned out yesterday for an immigration rally in san francisco. this is one of 150 held throughout the united states as part of a national day of respect. >>> in hollywood, about 2000 immigrants and supporters rallied in an event called, the march of stars. they held up signs reading, education, not deportation. >> others carried elephant piÑata's or byzantine republicans to make the events , after the governor jerry brown assigned a series of bills to protect immigrants. this is a video from thursday. one bill would keep law enforcement from detaining people for deportation. >> he also is leading a documented immigrants get driver's licenses. >> the government shutdown takes center stage on face the nation. >>> the looming debt default. this is all on face the nation starting at 8:30 a.m. right here on kpix. >>> taking a live look at washington dc. so far, no prospects in ending the partial government shutdown. there is good news for the hundreds of thousands of workers on fu
Al Jazeera America
Oct 5, 2013 1:00pm EDT
comprehensive immigration reform are holding rallies in 154 cities across the u.s. they want congress to pass the immigration bill. the rallies directed at house republicans who refused to put the bill o on the calendar for a vote ending obama from deportations. joining us live in new york, we've seen the rally in chicago, what is the scene like there in brooklyn? >> reporter: you'll have to forgive me, thomas, if i'm having a hard time hearing. this is a rowdy crowd behind me. hundreds have literally shown up in brooklyn to fight for immigration reform, and who better to talk about that, i'll bring in felix guzman. tell me, how many years did you come to the united states? how long have you been here? and tell me about your citizenship status. >> we came to new york, and we're here because we want to send the message to president obama, and we want immigration reform for everyone. this week my brother went to the white house, and he was arrested in front of the white house, so we want to tell them we don't want this. we want to keep families together. we don't want to abuse more child. this
FOX
Oct 5, 2013 10:00pm PDT
toward immigration reform. >>> governor brown makes history, the milestone he just reached tonight. look at them with that u-verse wireless receiver. back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted. yeah, our birthday entertainment was a mathemagician. because if there's anything that improves magic, it's math. the only thing he taught us was how to subtract kids from a party. ♪ let's get some cake in you. i could go for some cake. [ male announcer ] switch and add a wireless receiver. get u-verse tv for $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> violence in the heart of oakland. gunfire sounding within yards of city hall. a shooting last night left a woman dead, two other people wounded. ktvu's allie rasmus talked to witnesses who appeared to be a simple case being in the wrong place at wrong time. >> reporter: witnesses say the gunman appeared to give no warning before opening fire on the crowd at 1:30 this morning. >> all i heard were the shots, pop, pop, pop, and everybody started running. >> are the gunfire struck two women and
ABC
Oct 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
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LINKTV
Oct 5, 2013 2:30pm PDT
had to stop saving people because the law says if i provide aid to these immigrants, i am helping them immigrate to italy. what an absurdity. the incident has raised questions about laws designed to make it more difficult for migrants to reach european shores. critics say the laws put the migrants at risk. the european commissioner for humanitarian aid called on the e.u. to open its borders and show solidarity with the less fortunate. the president of the italian parliament paid a visit to the refugee center on bloomberg is a -- where the survivors are being held. she said the disaster showed it was time for a change to europe's approach to immigration. >> coming up, soccer results. first a look at other headlines around the world. greenpeace supporters in hong kong have called for the release of turkish activists under arrest in russia. similar protests are scheduled around the world. the activists face piracy charges for attending to board a russian drilling platform in the arctic. weapons experts are continuing the efforts to identify chemical weapons sites in syria. the syrian
KICU
Oct 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, thousands of people took to the streets to demand immigration reform. an estimated 2,000 people took part in this rally in new york city. demonstrators say they want congress to pass a comprehensive bill that makes the u.s. immigration system more fair and provides a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers. in los angeles, more than a thousand people held a rally and march in hollywood. organizers called a national day for dignity and respect for hard-working immigrants and their families. california is not waiting for federal immigration reform. governor jerry brown signed the bill that limits detention of immigrants for deportation. bill authored by san francisco assemblyman tom amaino, allows the detention of m grants on the if arrested for serious crimes. in 2013, immigrants arrested for minor crime, but otherwise eligible for release must be released from custody. >> what we're doing here, we're not using our jails as a holding vat for the immigration service. where they see important matters, they can take action. but california, we're going stick to our own business. >> the ca
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2013 2:00pm EDT
-term extension of iraq special immigration visas as passed by the senate, the bill be rethree times, passed, and the motion to reconsider be laid on the table with no intervening action or debate. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent that if the senate receives a bill from the house which is tiefl s. 15 -- which is identical to s. 1566 -- i guess we only need to read it once. the presiding officer: correct. mr. reid: that should do it. mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that if the senate receives from the house any of the following joint resolutions or bills by 11:00 a.m. on thursday, october 3, that those measures be considered to have received their second reading and objection to further proceedings considered to have been heard under the provisions of rule 14 during thursday's session. h.j. res. 70, 1, 2, 73 and h. -- 70, 71, 72, 73, and h.r. 320. the presiding officer: there objection? without objection, so ordered. mr. reid: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that when the senate completes its business today, it adjou
Al Jazeera America
Oct 6, 2013 7:00am EDT
of flowers where the ship went down. >> the push for immigration reform was front and center an saturday in 140 cities across the nation. thousands took to the streets to call for an end of more than 4,000 people described as undocumented. >> reforms that will carve a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants, and keep families together. >> families are getting destroyed. families - the children are getting left alone in their homes. they don't know when their parents are coming back home, and once they find out they don't have anywhere to go. >> in new york city demonstrators talked about what life is like without citizenship. this man's family is in mexico city. >> 13 years i haven't seen my mother or family. i can't take my son out. >> he and others say they won't give up the fight. >> thousands of new yorkers are marching in solidarity across the brooklyn bridge calling for immigration reform. they are not alone. this is happening in more than 100 cities across the country. in arizona 3,000 protesters marched to city hall. >> we are americans. we are here fo
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2013 1:20am EDT
parties and hold them accountable. as the mexican issues like immigration, to the team for the patriots have a question? >> we do have a position and it's been the entire time to secure the border first and once the border is secure and it truly is secure, the congress can come back and talk about everything else. the reason we've taking that stance is that it's very much like when the congress talks about taxing or cutting spending they will say we can't increase spending or revenues right now and we promised we will actually make cuts. we've taken the word on it so many times and have been burned by it. they said if you live through this with emigration we will give back secure the border so many times. do the first inning and then come back and talk about the rest. the other thing about immigration specifically and when you look at the senate bill, the gang of eight bill in the senate, you want to be in 11,000 -- ayman 1100 almost 1200 page bill. and it moves through the senate very quickly. the amendments were very few. they dropped the final amendment which was really the
Al Jazeera America
Oct 5, 2013 12:00pm EDT
immigration reform are holding rallies in over 154 cities across the u.s. they wanto congress to pass the bill brought by democrats earlier this week. they are addressed at house republicans who have refused to put the bill on the calendar and to get president obama to stop deportations and andy, good to see you. this is a national effort. what are we expecting from the rally in chicago? >> we have had singers who organized this event. they say what they are doing is holding republicans to a promise back in the summer now, house democrats unveiled their immigration reform bill. now, the organizers of these across the cities, about 154 cities, in fact, across the country say they are holding republicans to that promise to make october the month to get this done. now, earlier today, governor quinn, the democratic governor here in illinois spoke at the rally. i asked him with all of this talk about the shutdown and all of the focus seemingly on that right now, how can you get people behind the idea of i immigration reform? here is what he said. >> well, there is already a bi-partisan bill pa
NBC
Oct 4, 2013 4:00am PDT
allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's license. according to the national immigration law, california is one in 11 states that enacted a law for immigrants to get driver's licenses. >>> take a look at this rare two-headed cat in vermont. vets say she is perfectly healthy, though. she even eats and moves with both heads. that's quite a sight. >>> the dow dips below 15,000. you won't be getting unemployment numbers today since the government is partially closed. >>> might be the most hyped ipo since facebook as twitter is looking to raise $1 billion. twitter earned 80% of its revenue from advertising. it also logged about $70 million in the first half of this year. >>> a bank error in your favor to the tune of a trillion dollars. sounds pretty good to me. it happened to a handful of mississippi bank customers who woke up to trillions of dollars in their bank account. bancorpsouth corrected the error a few hours later. >>> a viewing tower made of 89 copper plates in china. critics say it's another example of wasteful government spending but supporters are promoting it as the
Al Jazeera America
Oct 5, 2013 11:00pm EDT
benefits that they're entitled to. it's tough to process immigration. all 50 states figured out -- yet this washington, d.c. they can't figure it out it's unacceptible. >> have you personally reached out to some of oh your congressional representative? es. >> yes. we've been reaching out to our congressional representatives. we can play this junior high school game who's at fault. the bottom line is po* both pars are going to have to negotiate. this government shut down is hurting arizonaians, it's hurting americans and in two weeks we have a debt ceiling situation that if that is isn't resolved it's going to make this shut down look like small potato. >> good point. glen hammer from arizona. president of the arizona chamber of commerce works for them. >>> thank you. the government's health care web-site is going down for repairs. glitches over shadowed for the affordable care act that launched on tuesday. new use irs have not been able to sign up or compare prices. officials are trying to fix the problems with health care.gov. the site will be down for two hours each weekend. the pres
FOX News
Oct 5, 2013 2:00am PDT
. >> let me move on to immigration. >> you disagree? >> that sounds like separate but equal to me. it's marriage in everything but name because we don't want to touch that. >> republicans in my opinion will never win the youth vote. i don't think they will ever win another election if they don't support gay marriage, in my opinion. >> the issue is gay marriage and marriage equality, don't ask, don't tell. it's not about pandering to a demographic. for democrats and people who identify as liberal. it is about doing the right thing. >> it can't just be marriage, too. it's important but it's only one small part. just as if not more important is end ing discrimination, passing enda, making sure there is equality. marriage is just one small part. >> i personally think government needs to stay out of religious institutions. marriage being a religious institution it needs to stay out. civil unions is one thing. ♪ nice car. sure is. make a deal with me, kid, and you can have the car and everything that goes along with it. [ thunder crashes, tires squeal ] ♪ ♪ so, what do you say? th
SFGTV2
Sep 28, 2013 8:30am PDT
immigrants coming to san francisco to join in the immigration station just to reach our shores. this new bridge will not be just an engineer marvel but carrying 2 hundred and 80 thousand vehicles between san francisco and the east bay each day and hundreds of thousands of bicyclists at the same time. today marks the historic part of our region but it's a long ending of a long chapter after the 1989 earthquake. just 29 years ago it took 63 lives. and we were forced to with & an accepted opportunity to build something better. in my city because of the earthquake the embark freeway is gone. now the service retrofit of today's bay bridge will insure that when the next massive earthquake hits our infrastructure will withstand that. it serves as ingenuity and it will help us. as we say thank you to the contractors and the engineers, the men and women in our labor force and their representatives and as they go on to other bridges, other transportation projects like bart extensions as we say goodbye and as their role becomes less visible and as they go into comfortably and maintaining it we say
CBS
Sep 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
likely burn for about a week. >>> an immigrant mother in the bay area finding her voice and her dignity. the film festival showing maria of many and will chat with the film maker next. >>> plus why did it happen? they're looking for an answer that maybe is not an answer they're going to find. >> well, even the unanswerable doesn't intimidate this week's jefferson award winners. what they're doing to help families avoid the tragedy they endured. ,,,,,,,,,,,, (oh-jack-ee-ahns) have rais . >>> this week's jefr sign ward winners are a formitdable team. together mary and vic four children built successful careers. vic wivenz mayor of palo alto, but kpix 5 says none of that prepared them for what happened nine years ago. >> i was very naive sitting out there, you know, just thinking, boy, i have great kids and i'm a good guy and everything will be -- everything is just fine. >> that's when vick and jackie learned their 21-year-old son adam a student at uc davis died by suicide. >> most people asked the question why. >> what vic and mary learned after talking with adam's friends and pr
CW
Oct 5, 2013 9:00pm CDT
wants go keep immigration reform on the front burner. next, a rally to pressure lawmakers to take action once the government begins running again. meanwhile, it doesn't seem like that will happen any time soon. lawmakers amplify the war of words. and one furloughed worker from nasa takes steps to suppliment his income. break but it's fine, because i use tide with bleach which helps keep his socks brilliantly white. bye mom. hold on. [ horn honks ] show 'em what you got!!! [ female announcer ] tide plus bleach alternative is back. mom!! [ mom ] that's my tide. what's yours? every day you stain it... ♪ ...and stain it... and stain it. so every day, use crest 3d white toothpaste to remove up to 90% of surface stains in just 5 days. no wonder crest 3d white is the number one whitening brand. after all, every day counts. life opens up when you do. and now, crest 3d white has a sensitive side. covergirl outlast stay fabulous. and the reviews are, well, fabulous. why so fabulous? it's three makeups in one! no wonder there have been 1 million sold. outlast, from easy, breezy, beautiful
Al Jazeera America
Oct 5, 2013 4:00pm EDT
hurt. thousands rally around the country pushing for immigration reform. >>> day 5 and counting of the government shutdown, but today, con congress finally, found something they could agree on. the house passed a bill authorizing back pay for federal furloughed employees when they get back to work. >> we can vote to open the government today. we know that there are enough members of the house of representatives, democrats and republicans, who are prepared to vote to reopen the government today. >> the pentagon is reopening kind of. rattle pinkston joins us from capitol hill to explain why workers at the defense department are going back to work. >> jonathan, this is pretty significant news. chuck hagel says that most of the 400,000 civilian defense department workers will be recalled under the authority of the pay our military act. this was the law passed shortly after the government shutdown began which excludes active duty military from the shutdown. now, secretary hagel is saying some civilian employees will also be included. he points out on legal guidance with the department o
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2013 12:00am EDT
finding one. he was angry about immigration, and some people booed him,. i think of the traders out in all weather, working at all hours, and they said, this country doesn't seem to be rewarding our hard efforts. this society is losing touch with our values. i think of this beautiful spring day and this face in the crowd, this young woman who said she was an ambulance controller, so proud to be working for our national health service. and so proud of her young son, because she was a single parent, 19 years old, and she said, why does everyone portray me as a word in on the system? i am going out there. i am doing the right wing for our country. why doesn't anyone listen to my voice? [applause] then i think of someone i met just around the corner from where i live. he stopped me in the street. he said, where is your bodyguard? i said, i don't have one. he told me his story. i go out, i do the work. i go all around the country. i earn a decent wage, but i still cannot make ends meet. he said, is anyone going to do anything about those gas and electric bills that go up faster than i can e
LINKTV
Oct 3, 2013 5:30am PDT
could actually go up. the mayor described the situation, saying that the immigrants tried to call for help, but their phones could not reach anyone on the italian coast guard, so they hoped to draw attention to themselves by lighting a fire. that fire got out of control which is why we see a high death toll. we know so far that one person, a suspected people smuggler, has been arrested as a result of this incident. unfortunately, this is a common occurrence in italy because i produce is closer to africa than the italian mainland, so it is a popular -- lampedusa is closer to africa than the italian mainland. pope francis himself highlight the problem when he made lampedusa the first place he visited since he became pope, to highlight the plight of its people. unfortunately, many of them do not make that journey and reach italy alive. >> seema gupta reporting from italy. jean franÇois, thank you for speaking to us. this tragedy is not an isolated incident. many refugees daiichi year trying to make this difficult crossing into europe. what can be done to help them? -- many refugees daii
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 11:00am PDT
immigrants new life. >> a behave area company patents new of using toothpaste to clean a denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why dentists recommend polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. [ male announcer ] polident. to those whoworried...... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 1-800-752-6631. >>> governor brown signed historic legislation this morning that allows undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses. it allows anyone who passes
SFGTV
Sep 28, 2013 8:30pm PDT
for standing together. across our deprives immigrant community it's a testament to how power our community is to get that kind of unit thank you. it's truly been an honor to work on that legislation >> thank you supervisor avalos. >> thank you very much. good afternoon, everyone. as an early supporter of this ordinance i want to recognize supervisor avalos he said to me ♪ his office this is going to be a big deal and i applaud you are inform your leadership. i believe that a aviate majority - you know we've got to find a better word than undocumented but nevertheless, that policy will provide people with protection. i too want to acknowledge the amazing staff time that's been dedicated and andrew has been mentioned in my office and others. i want to acknowledge some of the nonprofit organizations and cfos that helped me to process this information. thank you ladies and some of our allies and also want to acknowledge the equal rights commission i don't see any here but i want to mention them. i spent a lot of time talking about with the african advocacy and thank you for caring
CW
Oct 5, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >>> immigrants rights groups held rallies across the country today. these marchs in san francisco and san jose were among some 150 nationwide protests. the demonstrators are protesting delay tactics. designed to stall legislation that would create a path to citizenship for people who are in the country illegally. and the events kicked off shortly after governor brown signed a series of bills to protect immigrants. one would prohibit local law enforcement from detaining people for deportation if they are arrested for a minor crime and otherwise eligible to be released. he also signed a measure that will allow undocumented immigrants to be licensed as attorneys in california. >>> well, a program that would provide monthly rent checks to three strike prisoners is about to launch in santa clara county. freed inmates would get $1,000 a month for a year. the money would be paid directly to the landlords. the idea is to help them get back on their feet. no other county in the state does this. there are about 70 former third strikers and estimated half of them would receive help. >>> a peninsula man i
FOX
Oct 5, 2013 7:30pm PDT
talks went. >> then governor brown signs a controversial immigration bill. how it could affect the future of undocumented inmates. >>> another bart strike could be five days away. bart and the unions have only until october 10th to make a deal. bart met with negotiators today with little progress. they debated the length of the contract. bart says there's an $89 million gap on compensation between the two sides. pension issues have been resolved. negotiations ended there afternoon, and -- this afternoon and will resume monday. >>> music lovers are flocking for the blue grass festival this weekend. how the family of the late founder plans to keep this free festival going. ♪ >> reporter: the sound of blue grass filled golden gate park today. ♪ >> reporter: and hardly strictly fans felt like dancing. dozens of different bands playing six stages with no cover charge. >> it's the best thing you can hear live for free. >> it's amazing to see they put this together and not charge. >> reporter: the late warren hellman started the festival. his granddaughters, who performed today, say i
FOX News
Oct 3, 2013 8:00am PDT
francis has been trying hard to shed a light on this immigration crisis, he visited lampedusa condemning to what he quoted as the plight of immigrants, and he called for a reawakening of consciences to counter this indifference. now, this, jon, of course, amidst -- as you can imagine -- a kind of growing political debate in italy about how to deal with the islamic perspective from an immigration perspective. italy, of course, has very high unemployment and is trying hard to take care of its own people, knows that it needs to deal with this humanitarian crisis but is asking the rest of europe for some sort of help. jon? jon: i was going to say, the situation in italy pretty economically grim, but for those folks it looks like a paradise. amy kellogg, thank you. >> reporter: exactly. jenna: coming up, one of the co-founders of twitter tweets at the new iranian president raising some eyebrows. we'll tell you what he asked and how the president responded. an interesting situation there on social media. >>> plus, serious new concerns that despite a deal to dismantle syria's chemica
WHUT
Oct 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
1993. it's extreme right wing agenda is built on a strong anti-immigrant rhetoric. they get 7% of the votes in the 2012 elections. that means they got 18 seats in the 300 strong parliament. well, our correspondent is in athens and we can join him now. at exactly, mark, have these politicians actually accused of? >> sorry george, it's a slightly bad line, can you repeat that? >> these politicians that appeared in court today, they're not in court related to this murder that i just spoke of? >> the police, george, say there is a direct link they have established between the man who killed him a fort night ago and the highest eschelons of the golden dawn party. wiretap records have shown that there was direct communication between the man who wielded the knife and some senior m.p.'s which the police and government say have provided them with the government to classify golden dawn as a criminal organization. some of those individual counts include murder, assault and money laundering. let mehow you the theme here at the special court in central athens. this is where the four m.p.'s from g
ABC
Oct 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
immigrants in california. and later, remembering our fallen heros. celebrating firefighters who died s [ passenger ] airport, please. what airline? united. [ indian accent ] which airline, sir? [ passenger ] united. whoa taxi! [ british accent ] what airline, then? [ passenger ] united. all right. [ spanish ] what airline? [ passenger ] united. ♪ [ mandarin ] which airline? [ passenger ] united. [ arabic ] which airline? [ passenger ] united. [ italian ] where are we going? [ passenger ] united. [ male announcer ] more destinations than any other airline. [ thai ] which airline do you fly? [ passenger ] united. [ male announcer ] that's great, big world friendly. ♪ [ male announcer ] that's to thoseworried...ited.... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com. south bay means santa clara county will help pay the ren
Al Jazeera America
Oct 5, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. >> thousands across the country rally for immigration reforms. still ahead - more on their fight to become legal residents. >> president obama weighs in on a sports controversy. the names of dc's football team, what he would do if he owned the washington team. conversation [ music ] >>> pro-immigration rallies are being held in over 150 cities across the country. democrats are asking congress to pass an immigration bill. the rallies are directed at house republicans who have refused to consider the bill. chicago mayor will lend his voice to the cause. >> wherever they come, they always come here to the most american of american cities - the city of chicago - to give their children a chance at the american dream, education and vision. >> to tell us about the rally in new york, we are joined. you were out there in brooklyn with them? >> absolutely, lively rally, more than 1,000 people flooded a square near the brooklyn bridge. they are asking congress to pass immigration reform that carves out a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented workers already here. demonstrators came with thei
NBC
Oct 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> a call for immigration reform in san jose. this rally at san jose's great oaks park was part of a national day of action for citizenship. these folks say they are hoping to urge congress to approve a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented workers in the united states. this was just one of nine events across the state. it was sponsored by pico, people improving communities through organizing. >>> governor jerry brown also took on immigration yesterday, taking action on several new immigration bills. he signed one that bans police from detaining people from deportation if they are arrested for minor crimes. >> immigration can still pick people up. we are not using our jails as a holding vat for the immigration service. >> the governor also signed a bill allowing lours awyers to b licensed and admitted to the state bar, even if they are undocumented residents >>> superman has a cape and your phone can now have a crime-fighting case. a local entrepreneur invented it because smartphone theft is rampant. yellow jacket cases have built-in stun guns, call it a za
Al Jazeera America
Oct 3, 2013 8:00pm EDT
as a hard liner on immigration reform hasn't won him a lot of favors among latinos who make up roughly 51% of the district's population. but people in this accumulate tee, some 40 miles east of downtown l.a. are also talking about jobs, health care, and the government shutdown. >> hello? i mean my goodness, it's just -- oooooooooh. it's very frustrating. >> reporter: liz serves more than just breakfast at the coffee shop, she is not shy about offering a healthy side of hol -- politics. >> gary miller isn't a shining example of coming to fight for his constituents. i know i will not vote for him in the next election. >> around town miller's other constituents have this to say. >> he is not really in line with my values and my -- my political orientation, and he's not in line -- i mean i'm a big fan of obamacare. >> i don't think they are going to listen to a kocongressman fr this area. >> congressman miller hasn't spoken publicly about the shutdown, but in a written statement he says in part . . . miller did not address his fight for reelection, but metro editor for the local pa
NBC
Oct 5, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. >>> >>> a call for immigration reform in san jose today. that was the scene at san jose's great oaks park today. part of a national day of action for citizenship. the point, to urge members of congress to approve a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the united states. one community organizer tells us, there is a huge upside to immigration reform. >> when we're allowed immigrants to be able to fully contribute into society, we believe that we're going to see a better economic progress, we're going to see more businesses open up. and we're going to see more trust in the community in general. safer communities. because they're not going to be in fear that families might be separated. >> reporter: today's event, one of nine in california, was sponsored by peko, and that stands for people improving communities through organizing. >>> governor jerry brown summed up today's actions, saying, quote, while washington waffles on immigration, california is forging ahead. with that, he signed eight new laws. they include san francisco assemblyman tom amiano'
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 5:00am PDT
italy a massive rescue operation under way after a ship packed with hundreds of immigrant sinks here sicily with deadly results. >> kristen, there are different numbers coming out right now. there are reports of 78 bodies being recovered at the scene there but one italian official says 94 people are dead. we know some 160 people have been rescued and that rescue operations do continue right now. helicopters and rescue boats are continuing to search the accident scene and also local fishing boats have pitched in. more than 260 people are missing. the boat is actually thought to have been carrying 500 people immigrants from africa seeking refugee status on the closest italian island to africa. the coast guard believed it launched from libya. the boat apparently capsized and then caught fire. rescue workers report that someone lit a fire to report the boat was sinking and that caught the ship on fire. it's the second dead crash this week, 13 people drowned last week trying to reach sicily. >> katie, thank you. >>> 5:01. time for a look at the weather in the bay area, mike? >> it's a lit
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